Adjective "bagasse" definition and examples

(Bagasse may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


The dry pulpy residue left after the extraction of juice from sugar cane.
  1. 'The generators will burn the cane by-product, bagasse, as well as the weed lantana.'
  2. 'This is the third year SucraTech has been developing products from bagasse, the by-product of cane, and blending them with molasses to produce a stock feed supplement for pigs, cattle and poultry.'
  3. 'NSW Sugar Milling Co-operative has proposed demolishing several existing buildings and building an electricity generator powered by bagasse, waste from crushing sugar cane and trash, the green tips of sugar cane.'
  4. 'Ethanol and gasoline will be blended to generate electricity on a sustainable basis through the use of bagasse, a by-product of the milling process.'
  5. 'SRI is committed to helping clients produce high quality bagasse as an energy feedstock and to improving bagasse storage and handling practices.'
  6. 'Nakayama used acetone, a solvent, to extract the resin from guayule bagasse.'
  7. 'The cane stalks are slowly introduced into the processing plant to squeeze out the sugar, leaving behind a brown, straw-like residue called bagasse.'
  8. 'A production plant under construction in Jennings, La., will produce ethanol from rice hulls and bagasse (the dry dusty pulp that remains after juice is extracted from sugar cane).'
  9. 'Unlike conventional ethanol, bioethanol is made not from grain, but from cellulosic biomass, such as wheat straw, sugar cane bagasse, and corn stovers and stalks left over after harvesting.'
  10. 'It'll generate enough electricity to power 7,000 homes, by processing bagasse, the fibrous matter left over from cane crushing.'

More definitions

1. crushed sugar cane or beet refuse from sugar making.

2. paper made from fibers of bagasse.

More examples(as adjective)

"pulps can be bagasse."

"projects can be bagasse."


Early 19th century: from French, from Spanish bagazo ‘pulp’.